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Life Sciences College

Seton Hall Law and Sidley Austin LLP co-host Life Sciences College

Third annual education provides important updates in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries


James M. Cole, Sidley Austin LLPFor the third consecutive year, Seton Hall Law and Sidley Austin LLP co-hosted Life Sciences College in New York City. Co-chaired by Jim Stansel, Co-Head of Global Life Sciences Practice at Sidley Austin, and Simone Handler-Hutchinson of Seton Hall Law, Life Sciences College (LSC) is an innovative and successful global conference series that was developed in response to client requests for pragmatic and affordable training. Launched in 2012, LSC features widely attended high-quality events in the United States and Europe. Open to in-house counsel and regulatory personnel at pharmaceutical companies and regulators. The all-day event was entitled, "U.S. Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Medical Device Update"; topics at the all-day event included, among others, Patient Assistance Programs, Hot Topics in HIPAA, HITECH and Privacy, Developments in the Regulation and Enforcement of Off-Label Promotion, Unique Issues in Life Sciences M&A, and Business Development Strategies to Secure Access to Early Stage Product Candidates.

The LSC keynote speaker was James M. Cole (pictured, above, left), Partner at Sidley Austin in the firm's Washington D.C. office and the Former Deputy Attorney General of the United States, serving from 2011-15.